Veleno, who is Canada's captain, had an assist in the game scored a sweet goal in the shootout.
Canada loses 4-3 in shootout to Russia at #HlinkaMemorial #2018NHLDraft top prospect Joe Veleno had a nice goal in the shootout pic.twitter.com/wTbvAGnkGz— Ryan Biech (@ryanbiech) August 7, 2017
The Saint John Sea Dogs forward was listed on the team's second line with Gabriel Fortier and Luka Burzan.#Hlinka: Russia beats Canada 4-3. Veleno scored then was stopped. Look at puck under Miftakhov's right pad. Ruslan Ishakov scored 2 in SO pic.twitter.com/2kTGQrUgjY— Steve Kournianos (@TheDraftAnalyst) August 7, 2017
The full game can be watched here:
This is Veleno's second Hlinka tournament. He now has five assists in five career games.
Canada will look to rebound from this loss tomorrow against Finland. Game time is 10:30 a.m. AST and the game will presumably be streamed on YouTube again. On Wednesday, Canada will play Slovakia in their final round robin match.
Photo: Jan Sukup/Ivan Hlinka